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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roughly three years ago, a man referred to in a federal indictment as "Visitor LF" went to Men's Central Jail to discuss his inability to visit his brother there. Instead, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy allegedly handcuffed him, took him to a break room with no windows or public access, and threw him against a refrigerator.
Soweto (South Africa) (AFP) - 0732 GMT: Enterprising hawkers are making a killing selling ANC-print wrap-arounds and caps, which people are snatching up for protection against the rain, as the stadium fills with a steady, though slow, stream of newcomers. 0729 GMT: Among the blanket of South African flags in the crowd are a few from Zimbabwe, Ghana and other African nations, a testament to Mandela's importance across the continent. On the eve of the memorial Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu described Mandela as a "magician" who conjured a united nation out of a country teetering on the brink of civil war. 0715 GMT: The presidents of the United States and Cuba are among those who will share the memorial stage, while four of Mandela's grandchildren will speak, although neither his widow, Graca Machel, nor his ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela are listed on the programme.